Musee de la Grande Guerre, Meaux

4.5
Must see · History Museum · Museum
An impressive collection of 50,000 objects at Musee de la Grande Guerre tells the story of the World War I, as well as its impact on society as a whole. Everyday objects, like first aid kits and stoves from the private collection of World War I expert Jean-Pierre Verne tell the story of past hardship. Innovative technology allows you to immerse all of your senses into the first World War with visual frescoes, hands-on objects, olfactory presentations, and ambient sounds. Whether you're most interested in tactics and strategy, daily life in the trenches, women's role in the war, or some other facet, you'll likely find a theme-based exhibit to explore. A visit to Musee de la Grande Guerre represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Meaux trip itinerary app to plot your vacation.
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  • Although a bit away from the city centre, it's accessible by public transport. I was staying in an Airbnb apartment and walked here about half hour. It costs €10 to enter and it's worth it for the...  more »
  • Very well set up museum with a build-up phase from before the Great War until years after it´s end. Cleverly done and very interesting. Good mixture of artifacts, weapons and stories from the time...  more »
  • This is a relatively new museum covering the immensity of World War 1. It seems to be in a rather obscur small town, but it is located at the site of a battle that was so close to Paris that French...  more »
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  • One of the newest museums dedicated to the memory of those who fought in WW1. A new and fresh presentation.
  • A fascinating place. A beautiful building, giving a great insight into the First World war in the Marne. And also a great way of seeing the war from the French perspective.
  • Small and well presented, this is a good history lesson. It filled in some gaps that I had in events that started this war. And unusual for France, they have a cafe.
  • The museum is very interactive and lots of displays to help visualize the situation back then.
  • Very impressive, they had English signs aswel.

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